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Scientists can now turn human skin cells into motor neurons

Scientists can now turn human skin cells into motor neurons

September 9, 2017 - 17:35 AMT  13:35 GMT
The technique, described in the journal Cell Stem Cell, could help researchers better understand these diseases.
Egypt says discovered 3,500-year-old tomb in Luxor

Egypt says discovered 3,500-year-old tomb in Luxor

September 9, 2017 - 16:40 AMT  12:40 GMT
The tomb is located on the west bank of the river Nile in a cemetery where noblemen and top government officials are buried.
Google reportedly getting Android O's Picture-in-Picture mode

Google reportedly getting Android O's Picture-in-Picture mode

September 9, 2017 - 16:11 AMT  12:11 GMT
The Picture-in-Picture feature permits consumers to view videos while operating on any app at the same time.
Facebook's new ‘Movies’ section offers film selections and ticket sales

Facebook's new ‘Movies’ section offers film selections and ticket sales

September 9, 2017 - 15:59 AMT  11:59 GMT
The feature offers a way to see which movies are playing nearby, available showtimes and a list of local theaters and their movie selections.
2017 int'l tourism yields strongest half-year results since 2010

2017 int'l tourism yields strongest half-year results since 2010

September 9, 2017 - 14:59 AMT  10:59 GMT
Destinations worldwide welcomed 598 million tourists in the first six months of 2017, some 36 million more than in the same period of 2016.
3D Animoji, Portrait Lighting and more packed in iOS 11

3D Animoji, Portrait Lighting and more packed in iOS 11

September 9, 2017 - 14:26 AMT  10:26 GMT
Portrait Lighting appears to be an enhancement on the iPhone’s Portrait mode effect for creating dSLR-like shots.
Syrian army secures key IS-held oilfield near Deir ez-Zor

Syrian army secures key IS-held oilfield near Deir ez-Zor

September 9, 2017 - 14:01 AMT  10:01 GMT
the Syrian Army, striking out of the liberated town of Ash-Shula, secured the Thayyem oilfield, situated to the southwest of Deir ez-Zor.
Situation on Karabakh frontline relatively calm over past week

Situation on Karabakh frontline relatively calm over past week

September 9, 2017 - 13:49 AMT  09:49 GMT
The situation along the contact line between Artsakh and Azerbaijan remained relatively calm over the period between September 3 and 9.
5.6 mln Floridians ordered to evacuate as Irma closes in

5.6 mln Floridians ordered to evacuate as Irma closes in

September 9, 2017 - 13:42 AMT  09:42 GMT
Irma is expected to strike the Florida Keys late Saturday and Sunday before moving inland, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Baku closes down cafe 'for suspicion of protecting Armenians'

Baku closes down cafe 'for suspicion of protecting Armenians'

September 9, 2017 - 13:28 AMT  09:28 GMT
A cafe in central Baku called 26, located near the Sahil park was closed down due to "suspicion of providing protection to Armenians."
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